UTSOA

The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

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Alumni Connections

As alumni of the School of Architecture, you serve as diplomats and advocates in the communities where you live and work. Your support—through volunteerism, participation, and financial contributions—helps maintain a sense of unity among alumni, students, faculty, and friends.

Trying to find a classmate or long-lost friend?

Upcoming Alumni Events

Being an alum has its benefits! As an alumnus of the School of Architecture, you will have many opportunities for ongoing contact with the School and our alumni community:

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa DeLosso at lisa@austin.utexas.edu or 512.471.6029.

Career Services

The Career Services Center provides recruiting opportunities, career development resources, information, and advising to students, graduates, and alumni. More than just connecting students and alumni with job/internship openings, the aim of the Career Center is to teach and strengthen professional development skills that will serve throughout one’s career.

A wide array of career services is available to students and alumni including postings of current job openings, annual career fairs, and workshops on résumé preparation, portfolio development, and job search strategies. Through the Career Services Center, students and alumni can tap into an important and constantly expanding nationwide network of professionals and employers.

Visit soa.utexas.edu/careerservices or contact Career Services Director Ray Easterlin at easterlin@austin.utexas.edu or 512.471.1333.

Stay Involved

We invite you to stay involved with your school—it’s a great way to feel connected and give back to the university that played such an important role in your life.

Investing in the school is one of the most significant ways to become involved. To learn more about making a gift to UTSOA, log on to our website and click on the “Support” link in the upper right hand corner or contact Associate Director of Constituent and Alumni Relations, Lisa DeLosso at lisa@austin.utexas.edu or 512.471.6029 for more information.

Would you like to mentor a student? Do you need to hire a fellow Longhorn? Looking for networking or continuing education opportunities? Contact Lisa DeLosso at lisa@austin.utexas.edu for more information about how to stay involved with your School.

Stay Connected

Find out what's happening in the School of Architecture through eNews, our semimonthly electronic newsletter. If you aren’t receiving eNews, please feel free to contact Lisa DeLosso to be added to our email list. Get caught up on the latest award-winning work of our students, alumni, and faculty by logging on to our eNews archive from the SOA homepage at soa.utexas.edu.

The School of Architecture is continuing its effort to find and maintain the most accurate contact information for all of our alumni. We know you are doing great things, and we rely on you to not only share your stories, but also to keep us up-to-date on your contact information so we can share our stories with you. Send your news and contact updates to our Associate Director of Constituent and Alumni Relations, Lisa DeLosso at lisa@austin.utexas.edu.

Trying to find a classmate or long-lost friend?

As a state institution, we are bound by privacy laws that prevent the distribution of any alumni contact information. No personnel, staff or faculty in the School of Architecture is authorized to release any alumni addresses, e-mails, phone numbers or even cities of residence.

BUT — as a UT graduate, you have access to The Texas Exes on-line directory. You do NOT need to join Texas Exes to access this directory, but you DO need to register your own contact information and create a log-in ID to search for classmates. (Please contact onlineservices@alumni.utexas.edu if you encounter any problems logging in.)

Since their directory is an opt-in program, it is limited by whether the person you are attempting to find has gone to the Texas Exes web site and released specific information to be available in the directory.

The Benefits of Texas Exes Membership

If you do decide to join Texas Exes, one of the member benefits is helping members locate former classmates or friends who attended UT. Due to privacy and security restraints, they cannot give out addresses or phone numbers, but (as a benefit of membership) they are able to forward your contact information and note to the alumnus – either by email or snail mail. They do this on a limited/as time allows basis, and it is dependent on address information being current in their database. If you are (or will become) a member of Texas Exes and are unable to find your classmates on the online directory, you may contact a Texas Exes representative at 512.471.8839 or via email at onlineservices@alumni.utexas.edu.